Reporter Covering Romney: '40 Percent Chance He Says Something Stupid'
Former Newsweek reporter McKay Coppins was caught on a hot mic trashing Mitt Romney at a live event on Tuesday. Moments before Romney's appearance, Coppins, who currently works for BuzzFeed, predicted there was "a 40 percent chance that he says something stupid." At first it wasn't known who made the remark, reported by Huffington Post's Jon Ward, but Coppins actually came forward, on his Twitter account, to admit he was the one who made the liberal bias-revealing "snide comment."
The following are the relevant October 30 tweets from Ward and then Coppins:
(Audio of Coppins' hot mic moment can be found here. Remark comes in at about the 1:42 mark)
H/T to Jon Nolte at Breitbart.com.